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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:37 pm

Ravi Oli wrote:
ChowMein wrote:...we've been messing with your thread since day one and it doesn' t seem to faze you ...

My guess is he chalks up a point for every word no one comes up with a smartarse meaning or variation. :haha:


Actually, I'm kind of disappointed when no one comes up with a pun on the WotD.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Tigger_the_Wing » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:32 am

PKMKII wrote:
Ravi Oli wrote:
ChowMein wrote:...we've been messing with your thread since day one and it doesn' t seem to faze you ...

My guess is he chalks up a point for every word no one comes up with a smartarse meaning or variation. :haha:


Actually, I'm kind of disappointed when no one comes up with a pun on the WotD.


Really?

*Wonders if she has the time to go back through thousands of posts to mess with the ones that were left alone* :whistle:

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:24 am

Adelaster
-noun
a provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:45 pm

cumshaw
-noun
a present; gratuity; tip.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli » Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:10 am

PKMKII wrote:cumshaw
-noun
a present; gratuity; tip.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine » Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:14 pm

lagniappe
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1. a small gift given with a purchase to a customer, by way of compliment or for good measure; bonus.
2. a gratuity or tip.
3. an unexpected or indirect benefit.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:45 pm

proffer
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1. to put before a person for acceptance; offer.
-noun
2. the act of proffering.
3. an offer or proposal.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:38 am

improffer
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to make notty suggestions

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:52 am

tony
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high-toned; stylish: a tony nightclub.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ChowMein » Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:54 pm

Eddy : Frank's brother

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:51 am

hirudicide
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An agent that kills leeches.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:47 pm

hirsuticider
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How the cider gets if you leave it open for a couple of weeks.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Auntie Blackbeard » Thu Apr 12, 2012 3:19 pm

herudeaside - noon : a notty speech by a female player to thee audience , sometimes they dim the lights , wherein thee other players pretend not to heer .
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII » Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:39 pm

calumny
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1. a false and malicious statement designed to injure the reputation of someone or something: The speech was considered a calumny of the administration.
2. the act of uttering calumnies; slander; defamation.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH » Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:59 pm

calumny

3. Orrible pink slime they used to put on sunburn.


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